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He added: "In my humble opinion there's an awful lot of prejudice, an awful lot of preconceived ideas about everybody else's religions, or gods, or backgrounds or whatever.
In Praise of Prejudice: The Necessity of Preconceived Ideas is an intellectual yet accessible essay by retired physician and psychiatrist Theodore Dalrymple, calling for a re-examination of the knee-jerk belief that every last form of prejudice is inherently bad.
Put in simplistic terms, the WHI set out with a preconceived paradigm that a life free of cancer and heart disease could be achieved simply by the time-worn admonition: "Eat your fruits and vegetables
April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report by pharmaceutical business intelligence leader Cutting Edge Information, the most successful surveyed companies allow their products' markets to reveal existing segments rather than trying to fit preconceived segments into each market (http://www.
Though MacDuffie has no problem with fast thinking, fast-talking Susan, preconceived notions of the established secondary characters make certain accents hard to reconcile.
Lucas is very specific, but he also gives dancers quite a bit of freedom, so I felt I could walk into the studio and not worry about any preconceived ideas," she says.
I travel from San Francisco to New York once or twice a year, and am always amazed when my preconceived notions of the Big Apple and all that it encompasses are challenged.
Forget your preconceived notions about novels that focus on the past or characters who speak Southern dialect.
Peter Paige's ``Say Uncle'' aims to be a dark comedy about the dangers of preconceived ideas, but the movie plays as a broad cartoon that speaks to the peril of having no ideas as a filmmaker.
The fatal mistake occurs in embracing the preconceived solution before the problem has been clearly defined.
My greatest hope is that when we die, we get to experience God and let go of all judgments and preconceived notions and ideas of separation.
Even when the interviewees turn hostile at various points in the video, deriding the artist's attempt to understand their lives and predicting that he'll edit the interviews to fit preconceived ideas about his subjects that are at best inaccurate, we are well aware that these tirades may or may not represent their actual views.